To celebrate the birthday of John James Audubon on April 26, we learn the difference between birding and bird watching and how to become a citizen scientist.
There were plans around the globe to celebrate the 50th birthday of Earth Day on April 22 with the theme “climate action.” However, with the worldwide spread of Covid-19, events have been canceled and new ones have gone digital for the first time.
John Dunlap, a Philadelphia printer at the time of the American Revolution, may be known for printing the Declaration of Independence, but he also printed currency for his new country.
The Census Department’s desire to process the Decennial Census faster and more efficiently played a roll in computer history and it is all thanks to Herman Hollerith.
For those interested in American business history, the Dun’s Review is a must read with articles on a variety of topics.
A discussion on why there were so few biographies of women in science and how the Library of Congress is a treasure trove for many original and rare materials, invaluable for writing biographies of woman in science.
Mary Harris Jones, otherwise known as Mother Jones was a leader in the history of Labor, here is some of her story.
In partnership with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the Science, Technology, and Business Division 2020 lecture series will delve into topics such as Greenland meltwater, space telescopes, tracking wildfire smoke, Earth’s electrical fields, and icy ocean worlds in our solar system.
When I originally created the Business of Beauty guide, Madam C. J. Walker is someone I included not only because she played an integral role in the history of the African American beauty industry, but because she was an amazing businesswoman. She made another appearance when I wrote a blog post about the new American […]
This post was written by Brendan Bachmann, a visiting library science student from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Horoscopes have long been popular with those hoping for a glimpse of their future. Indeed, some individuals have made a business of the mystical, profiting from people’s curiosity of the unknown. A horoscope pamphlet that has recently […]